100-Year-Old Pie Crust


2-1/2 cups flour
1 cup lard (no substitutes)
Dash of salt
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 cup milk


Combine flour and lard and mix well with a pastry blender or two knives. Add salt and vinegar to milk and stir. Then combine milk mixture with flour and lard. Blend; shape into a ball and chill for 2 hours. Roll out on a floured pastry board.


Makes ample for a double-crust 8-inch pie.

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What kind of vinegar are you

What kind of vinegar are you using?

Use white vinegar.

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Use white vinegar.